College News

This is our life’s work—and we’re working to share our life’s next chapter with you. Temple College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty are forging new paths every day in dozens of exciting disciplines, and we want you to know about them! Read about their discoveries, accomplishments and events here and please contact us if you have a story you think we should tell. From Africology to Criminal Justice, from Psychology to Spanish, the College teaches its students how to see the world from new perspectives and make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. Follow their adventures here and see where their journeys lead them next.

photo of professor Nasser Al-Jahwari presenting at CHAT

Sultan Qaboos University Associate Professor Nasser Al-Jahwari’s presentation at CLA’s Center for the Humanities at Temple showed students his team’s incredible finds from the Oman Peninsula during the Bronze Age.

Anthropology, Geography and Urban Studies

photo of students and employers interacting at the fair

The College of Liberal Arts’ first-ever Internship Fair was attended by 605 students who networked with top Philadelphia-area employers about internship opportunities. And next year’s fair could be even bigger!
 

Catherine Rottenberg is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and the author of The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism. In a recent College of Liberal Arts visit, Rottenberg identified the ways in which neoliberalism is affecting feminism.

Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies

Political Science Chair Robin Kolodny shared some of the biggest takeaways from the 2018 midterm election with College of Liberal Arts students as part of the History Department’s final Teach-in event of the 2018 fall semester.

History, Political Science

photo of Erik Oberholtzer at one of his restaurants

Erik Oberholtzer, CLA ’91, is the founder of fast-casual chain Tender Greens and charitable organization the Sustainable Life Project. Oberholtzer recently accepted a 2018 Temple Gallery of Success Award and spoke with Environmental Studies students about fostering sustainability.

Environmental Studies, Psychology

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